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  • AETC issues official COVID-19 mission essential training determination, authorizes travel

    Per the memorandum, Webb stated AETC will continue to: "recruit and access Airmen; train candidates and enlistees in Officer Training School, ROTC and basic military training; develop Airmen in technical and flying training; and deliver advanced academic education such as the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air Command and Staff College and Air War College."
  • AETC partners with UTSA to refine pilot candidate selection

    In an effort to gain more insight into what attributes could best predict the success of pilot training candidates, Air Education and Training Command turned to the data analytics program at the University of Texas-San Antonio to help them refine and validate the Pilot Candidate Selection Method as part of an Educational Partnership Agreement.
  • AETC command team journeys to Columbus AFB to observe pilot training mission

    The command team of Air Education and Training Command arrived at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, for a two-day immersion Feb. 5-6. U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of AETC, and Chief Master Sgt. Julie Gudgel, command chief of AETC, got a good look at what the 14th Flying Training Wing is doing to revolutionize pilot training and move it forward in the future.
  • ACC commander to pilot graduates ‘Your country needs you, the Air Force needs you’

    The Air Force successfully graduated 22 professional military pilots Jan. 24, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, where the mission is to train future pilots for the Air Force.
  • 19th AF command team observe Columbus AFB pilot training mission

    Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, 19th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Erik Thompson, 19th AF command chief, visited Columbus Air Force Base to experience and assess the flow of the base as well as talk to key members about the progressions of pilot training and their professions.
  • Air Force announces newest Red Tail: ‘T-7A Red Hawk’

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan made the announcement during his speech at the 2019 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Sept. 16.
  • AETC welcomes new commander

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb took the reins of Air Education and Training Command from Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast during a change of command ceremony July 26 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.
  • Kwast salutes AETC team for "failing forward" in learning, innovation

    In the nearly two years since Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast took command of Air Education and Training Command, there has been change across many fronts of the Air Force’s recruiting, training and education enterprise.
  • Wills takes command of 19th Air Force overseeing flying training

    With the sounds of freedom and flying training as the backdrop, Maj. Gen. Craig D. Wills took the reins of the 19th Air Force from Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty during a change of command ceremony at Hangar 4 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, June 13, 2019.
  • 19th AF command chief meets, recognizes Columbus AFB Airmen

    Nineteenth Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Erik Thomson held an all call for the enlisted force between visiting many units of the 14th Flying Training Wing April 8, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.